Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                                   LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                                     NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                             Unemployed                            
                                                                                                                                   
                                  Civilian labor force                                                                             
                                                                                                                                   
    State and area                                                               Number                    Percent of labor force  
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                June                July                June                July             June          July    
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                           2013      2014      2013     2014p      2013      2014      2013     2014p    2013   2014   2013   2014p
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
Alabama................   2,162.6   2,152.1   2,154.7   2,158.8    149.8     153.0     147.2     165.5    6.9    7.1    6.8    7.7 
Alaska.................     372.1     373.8     374.3     377.1     25.6      25.1      22.6      23.2    6.9    6.7    6.0    6.1 
Arizona................   3,028.9   3,050.2   3,020.1   3,048.9    256.1     229.8     256.8     226.2    8.5    7.5    8.5    7.4 
Arkansas...............   1,347.7   1,321.3   1,345.3   1,319.5    106.9      85.4     108.3      88.3    7.9    6.5    8.1    6.7 
California.............  18,673.8  18,601.2  18,713.6  18,699.6  1,718.7   1,359.2   1,756.0   1,466.9    9.2    7.3    9.4    7.8 
  Los Angeles-Long                                                                                                                 
    Beach-Glendale (1).   4,968.7   4,971.5   4,996.8   5,020.8    511.6     406.5     534.8     436.2   10.3    8.2   10.7    8.7 
Colorado...............   2,782.8   2,818.7   2,779.4   2,843.7    201.8     151.8     190.4     152.1    7.3    5.4    6.9    5.3 
Connecticut............   1,885.1   1,896.3   1,896.9   1,900.5    152.7     122.4     156.1     129.4    8.1    6.5    8.2    6.8 
Delaware...............     447.2     454.5     448.0     456.1     31.9      29.1      31.5      29.3    7.1    6.4    7.0    6.4 
District of Columbia...     375.4     376.3     377.7     380.9     33.5      28.6      33.5      30.2    8.9    7.6    8.9    7.9 
Florida................   9,498.4   9,644.3   9,517.0   9,693.0    734.1     604.2     726.8     639.1    7.7    6.3    7.6    6.6 
  Miami-Miami Beach-                                                                                                               
    Kendall (1)........   1,287.5   1,292.0   1,289.7   1,300.5    117.9      95.2     110.3      88.8    9.2    7.4    8.6    6.8 
                                                                                                                                   
Georgia................   4,797.9   4,789.3   4,808.0   4,804.9    426.8     375.3     417.6     400.6    8.9    7.8    8.7    8.3 
Hawaii.................     652.9     663.8     651.5     668.9     35.1      32.3      31.7      30.8    5.4    4.9    4.9    4.6 
Idaho..................     786.4     786.4     784.9     789.6     48.0      35.0      46.1      35.3    6.1    4.5    5.9    4.5 
Illinois...............   6,650.2   6,602.8   6,632.9   6,607.2    648.5     471.8     630.0     464.3    9.8    7.1    9.5    7.0 
  Chicago-Joliet-                                                                                                                  
    Naperville (1).....   4,202.0   4,133.8   4,191.6   4,144.2    424.4     293.7     401.9     281.0   10.1    7.1    9.6    6.8 
Indiana................   3,224.0   3,268.6   3,214.5   3,274.2    254.1     200.5     242.3     190.8    7.9    6.1    7.5    5.8 
Iowa...................   1,685.5   1,711.9   1,690.4   1,721.6     80.9      76.0      75.8      75.9    4.8    4.4    4.5    4.4 
Kansas.................   1,504.3   1,515.2   1,507.3   1,518.8     86.0      77.0      90.4      82.2    5.7    5.1    6.0    5.4 
Kentucky...............   2,112.3   2,071.9   2,087.4   2,046.7    185.4     153.1     176.6     154.3    8.8    7.4    8.5    7.5 
Louisiana..............   2,139.4   2,135.7   2,134.7   2,164.9    158.9     121.6     144.9     133.9    7.4    5.7    6.8    6.2 
Maine..................     720.4     718.2     727.1     724.1     47.7      36.6      46.1      37.5    6.6    5.1    6.3    5.2 
                                                                                                                                   
Maryland...............   3,164.9   3,135.6   3,177.4   3,155.1    225.9     194.9     216.4     206.3    7.1    6.2    6.8    6.5 
Massachusetts..........   3,537.4   3,550.3   3,535.4   3,584.8    262.9     200.2     258.7     217.2    7.4    5.6    7.3    6.1 
Michigan...............   4,798.9   4,812.3   4,802.0   4,832.2    453.0     382.2     476.5     415.0    9.4    7.9    9.9    8.6 
  Detroit-Warren-                                                                                                                  
    Livonia (2)........   2,060.6   2,038.9   2,072.9   2,061.9    208.6     187.2     219.9     201.3   10.1    9.2   10.6    9.8 
Minnesota..............   3,002.7   3,023.1   3,005.1   3,022.7    157.4     139.0     151.3     130.5    5.2    4.6    5.0    4.3 
Mississippi............   1,306.1   1,280.0   1,301.8   1,274.3    124.1     112.2     118.0     109.3    9.5    8.8    9.1    8.6 
Missouri...............   3,072.7   3,077.6   3,065.9   3,080.2    213.5     203.1     216.3     207.8    6.9    6.6    7.1    6.7 
Montana................     521.2     527.3     523.4     532.0     30.1      24.1      27.5      23.2    5.8    4.6    5.3    4.4 
Nebraska...............   1,039.3   1,032.4   1,041.4   1,034.2     44.6      38.0      44.7      40.3    4.3    3.7    4.3    3.9 
Nevada.................   1,379.4   1,372.6   1,378.9   1,378.7    141.6     106.8     139.7     109.9   10.3    7.8   10.1    8.0 
New Hampshire..........     749.4     750.9     753.7     755.4     39.8      32.4      38.9      33.1    5.3    4.3    5.2    4.4 
                                                                                                                                   
New Jersey.............   4,600.7   4,537.4   4,601.9   4,566.2    393.7     292.5     394.6     322.0    8.6    6.4    8.6    7.1 
New Mexico.............     935.6     931.2     936.2     930.7     71.1      67.9      70.7      68.4    7.6    7.3    7.6    7.3 
New York...............   9,743.2   9,713.6   9,803.9   9,752.0    757.1     626.7     768.0     658.7    7.8    6.5    7.8    6.8 
  New York City........   4,060.2   4,141.7   4,099.3   4,152.6    362.5     320.2     373.3     330.6    8.9    7.7    9.1    8.0 
North Carolina.........   4,739.5   4,691.7   4,748.7   4,721.0    408.4     302.8     400.1     324.3    8.6    6.5    8.4    6.9 
North Dakota...........     410.4     421.6     409.9     421.0     13.2      12.6      11.3      11.5    3.2    3.0    2.8    2.7 
Ohio...................   5,841.9   5,791.7   5,858.6   5,812.9    451.7     339.8     444.0     347.6    7.7    5.9    7.6    6.0 
  Cleveland-Elyria-                                                                                                                
    Mentor (2).........   1,066.2   1,069.0   1,075.5   1,084.1     86.3      80.3      83.5      77.7    8.1    7.5    7.8    7.2 
Oklahoma...............   1,840.6   1,805.5   1,829.6   1,796.4    107.8      87.5     100.2      84.4    5.9    4.8    5.5    4.7 
Oregon.................   1,938.8   1,943.6   1,943.5   1,965.3    152.9     128.8     150.2     138.5    7.9    6.6    7.7    7.0 
Pennsylvania...........   6,542.8   6,437.7   6,561.8   6,469.2    515.0     373.9     509.5     395.1    7.9    5.8    7.8    6.1 
Rhode Island...........     559.8     560.8     561.3     562.9     51.6      39.9      55.4      44.8    9.2    7.1    9.9    8.0 
                                                                                                                                   
South Carolina.........   2,223.4   2,201.0   2,212.0   2,206.0    183.8     126.4     173.4     140.7    8.3    5.7    7.8    6.4 
South Dakota...........     457.6     460.9     458.4     460.9     17.4      16.3      16.8      15.1    3.8    3.5    3.7    3.3 
Tennessee..............   3,115.4   3,071.7   3,103.6   3,069.4    275.8     226.6     263.5     238.1    8.9    7.4    8.5    7.8 
Texas..................  12,905.9  13,031.9  12,905.0  13,079.6    892.2     710.7     865.8     729.9    6.9    5.5    6.7    5.6 
Utah...................   1,425.7   1,457.3   1,427.9   1,456.9     68.7      56.9      65.5      56.9    4.8    3.9    4.6    3.9 
Vermont................     356.6     355.2     356.0     357.7     16.7      13.3      15.6      14.4    4.7    3.7    4.4    4.0 
Virginia...............   4,287.6   4,339.0   4,305.1   4,339.3    255.4     235.5     247.6     233.6    6.0    5.4    5.8    5.4 
Washington.............   3,490.6   3,483.5   3,484.6   3,496.1    248.5     186.3     238.1     189.4    7.1    5.3    6.8    5.4 
  Seattle-Bellevue-                                                                                                                
    Everett (1)........   1,544.8   1,562.0   1,542.2   1,571.7     88.0      74.3      86.0      78.2    5.7    4.8    5.6    5.0 
West Virginia..........     810.9     813.8     807.6     811.1     54.4      48.2      50.7      50.0    6.7    5.9    6.3    6.2 
Wisconsin..............   3,129.0   3,116.7   3,121.2   3,134.1    223.3     186.1     210.4     182.1    7.1    6.0    6.7    5.8 
Wyoming................     311.5     316.9     310.8     315.4     14.3      13.8      13.2      13.7    4.6    4.4    4.2    4.4 
                                                                                                                                   
Puerto Rico............   1,178.6   1,140.1   1,187.1   1,139.7    162.3     145.9     174.3     158.1   13.8   12.8   14.7   13.9 

   1 Metropolitan division.
   2 Metropolitan statistical area.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current
Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 10-02, dated December 1, 2009, and
are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the
following month.



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